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Vault 2011 Office Betting Survey


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Vault's 2011 Office Betting Survey

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Vault 2011 Office Betting Survey

  1. 1.<br />2011<br />The Vault Office Betting Survey<br />ABOUT US<br />AUDIENCE<br />PRODUCTS & SERVICES<br />
  2. 2. Betting Pools Are Everywhere<br /><br />82% of respondents say their colleagues participate in betting pools<br />“It's like speeding - if everyone is going to bet on who is going to get fired, it probably shouldn't be allowed. When the entire country participates in March Madness, it's a bit ridiculous to outlaw it. “<br />Vault Office Betting Survey 2011<br />
  3. 3. The Winners Are…<br /><br />*Percentages add up to more than 100% because respondents could select more than one option. <br />Vault Office Betting Survey 2011<br />
  4. 4. Productivity Killer or Harmless Fun?<br />“I have seen co-workers not do ANY work at all, ALL day long.”<br />“Almost no work gets done in the office during March.”<br />“Zero office time. That's stealing.”<br />Vault Office Betting Survey 2011<br />
  5. 5. Not Everyone Likes to Gamble<br /><br />“March Madness […] is a great team builder, engaging folks from the office, plant floor, shipping/warehouse, remote sales offices, even a few customers and vendors. ”<br />“My office is awash in sinners. Some day a real rain will come and these cubicles shall be cleansed.”<br />Vault Office Betting Survey 2011<br />
  6. 6. “I’ll Bet You $5 We Don’t Have a Policy”<br /><br />“Absolutely no betting of any kind while at work or on company property”<br />“It is not tolerated ... so you have to do it secretly”<br />“My boss was right there betting with us”<br />Vault Office Betting Survey 2011<br />
  7. 7. The Cost of Fun Doesn’t Have to Be High…<br /><br />Vault Office Betting Survey 2011<br />
  8. 8. …But the Rewards Can Be<br /><br />Vault Office Betting Survey 2011<br />
  9. 9. The Few, the Proud…<br /><br />“Small is beautiful when it comes to pools. Too much money and too many participants ruin them.”<br />“I won by pure luck. I think I won $180.”<br />“I won a $250 gift card…felt like a heel because I own the place.”<br />Vault Office Betting Survey 2011<br />
  10. 10.<br />Gamblers Just Wanna Have Fun<br />*Percentages add up to more than 100% because respondents could select more than one option. <br />Vault Office Betting Survey 2011<br />
  11. 11. Everyone’s a Winner<br /><br />“We used a betting pool as a fundraiser for our United Way campaign.”<br />“Just working on the office betting pools is the same as stealing from the Company. In fact the next time I see that, I'm going to put an anonymous note on all the bosses desks to make them aware.”<br />*Only includes respondents whose workplaces do have office betting pools.<br />Vault Office Betting Survey 2011<br />